Smoking

Your Health

At first it can make you feel sick or dizzy.

Regular smoking makes your breath smell, stains teeth and turns your fingers a yellowy-brown.

Smoking damages your health, it can increase the chances of heart and chest problems, (e.g. blocked arteries and asthma), strokes and many types of cancer.

Every year, more than 100,000 people die from smoking related diseases.

 

Smoking related fires...

...are the third most common cause of fire in the home.

Furthermore, the fires caused by smoking materials (including cigarettes, roll-ups, cigars and pipe tobacco) result in more deaths than any other type of fire.

Know someone who wants to quit?

Call the NHS Stop Smoking Helpline on 0800 169 9 169 - www.quit.org.uk

Mini-Quiz!

Second-hand Smoke

Which of the following harmful chemicals does second-hand smoke contain?

(choose an answer from the choices shown below:)

 

Every year, more than 100,000 people die from smoking related disease.

It is illegal to sell tobacco to anyone under 16 or anyone acting on their behalf